International Rescue Committee (IRC)

CED Grants Intern

Title: CED Grants Intern
Country Program: US Programs
Location: Phoenix, AZ
Duration: Minimum 3 months commitment

SCOPE OF INTERN WORK: As a CED grants intern, the primary focus would be looking for funding from private foundations as well as state and federal programs primarily focusing on grants that promote asset building or refugee farmers and gardeners through the New Roots program.


  • Researching grant opportunities
  • Putting together a timeline of due dates and early warnings
  • Researching foundations for possible funding
  • Highlighting what makes a strong application for each individual funder
  • Putting together first outline of grant application
  • Watching webinars released by funders to prepare for the application process
  • Other duties as necessary 


  • Strong English and research skills
  • Good with computers
  • Self-motivated
  • Organized
  • Interested in grants
  • Experience with grants a plus
  • Experience in non-profit world a plus

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